Boris Johnson last night announced a series of wide-ranging measures to tackle the UK’s coronavirus outbreak.
Effective immediately, the government says you can go outside only for “very limited purposes”.
He also ordered most businesses to close, with only a small minority allowed to stay open that offer ‘essential serives’
So, who CAN stay open to allow people in Gedling borough to shop for basic necessities?
Shops and businesses in Gedling borough that must close
Restaurants – except food delivery outlets that can remain open
Cafes – except those in hospitals, care homes or schools
Pubs, bars and nightlife
Hair, beauty and nail salons
All retail stores (except those listed in the section at the bottom)
Outdoor and indoor markets – except those that offer food
Hotels, hostels, B&Bs, campsites and boarding houses – unless people live there as a primary residence
Caravan parks – if people use them as a primary home, they can continue to do so
Libraries – unless they host food banks
Places of worship
Cinemas, theatres and concert halls
Bingo halls, casinos and betting shops
Fitness studios, gyms, swimming pools, leisure centres
Arcades, bowling alleys, play centres
Enclosed spaces in parks such as sports courts, playgrounds, outdoor gyms
The retailers allowed to remain open
Supermarkets and other food shops
Home and hardware stores
Laundrettes and dry cleaners